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Celebrated chef Vikram Vij teams with Vancouver-based Arts Umbrella to offer cooking classes to teens

Feb. 28th, 2017

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Local chef Vikram Vij is partnering with Arts Umbrella’s South Surrey arm to share his culinary expertise with teens.

The celebrated restaurateur will be offering three separate three-hour cooking workshops at My Shanti(15869 Croydon Drive, South Surrey), the youngest of his three local eateries, on March 25, April 29, and May 27. There, budding young chefs will learn the fundamentals of producing a family-style dish alongside Vij himself.

 

“I’m extremely passionate about teaching young people about Indian food,” said Vij in a media statement. “Not only that; this is a perfect partnership with Arts Umbrella. In the same way you take a script or an art assignment and add your own personality, I want these students to take a recipe and make it their own—adding extra spices, different flavours, and to adapt a recipe to something that’s uniquely theirs.”

The classes will help Arts Umbrella, a Vancouver-based non-profit that provides access to arts education for kids, expand beyond its visual art, theatre, and dance offerings to include the culinary arts.

 

 

Chef Vikram Vij’s cooking workshops are open to youth aged 13 to 18. To register for a class, contact Arts Umbrella South Surrey by emailor phone at 604-535-1127.

 

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Curry battle in Surrey: It's Indian vs. Thai in special event dubbed 'Mae Shanti' - White Rock News

 Chefs Vikram Vij (left) and Angus An. - submitted

Chefs Vikram Vij (left) and Angus An.

 

SURREY — The table is set for a curry battle in Surrey next month.

A culinary showdown of sorts will take place at South Surrey's My Shanti restaurant on Monday, March 13, featuring its owner/operator, Vikram Vij, and fellow award-winning chef Angus An, from Kitslano's celebrated eatery, Maenam.

This curry fight is Indian versus Thai.

 

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In a ticketed, $125-a-head event, the chefs will go head-to-head as they demonstrate the best cuisine of their native countries.

An and Vij will collaborate on canapés and dessert, but it is the main courses where they will duel it out over meat, seafood, rice and noodles, giving diners the chance to decide for themselves. With each course, diners will also enjoy wine pairings from B.C. wineries.


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"This Asian curry showdown will take place over five courses where both Chefs and their teams will prepare dishes in the one-night-only 'Mae Shanti' kitchen to represent their respective countries," according to an event advisory.

Says Vij: “There are amazing curries in both Indian and Thai cuisine, and while the ingredients are sometimes similar, they retain distinctive flavours. We want to highlight those differences, while giving our diners the chance to compare the dishes.”

Adds An: “It’s not often I can showcase Thai cuisine right beside Indian curry. I’m looking forward to being able to illustrate the differences to diners as they savour every flavour.”

To reserve a table, email Namaste@myshanti.comwith the subject line “Mae Shanti.”

My Shanti is located at 15869 Croydon Dr., Surrey.

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A member of one of the Facebook groups we are in asked:

 

 

Mandy D:

"Opinions pls: best place for group dinner in White Rock, 12 ppl, somewhere that takes a wknd reso?”

 

 

 

Below are some of the responses so far. What would you recommend(or not recommend)?

 

(Click on the restaurant names to go to their websites)

 

 

 

Sharon Tap or seahorse grill

 

 

Kristie Giesbrecht

 

Miranda Cosmos

 

 

Alex Smith

Alex Cabin is good for groups

 

 

Andrew Hudson

Andrew Tap. My Shanti, (both in South Surrey) Bin 101.

 

 

Shannon Ganshorn

Shannon Onyx

 

 

Jennifer Raitt

Jennifer Wooden Spoon or Bin 101

 

 

Larissa Addison

Larissa Kappa mmmmmmm


 

 


 

Kyla Taylor Kruger

Kyla Uli's

 

 

Maria Dimou

 

 

Maria  Uli's!

 

 

Charlotte Douglas

Charlotte Ulis, by a mile! smile emoticon

 

 

Julie Thiele

Julie Ulis

 

 

Andrew Hudson

Andrew Uli's is quality.

 

 

Joanne Simmers

Joanne Uli's.

 

 

Amy Joy

Amy Seahorse grill

 

 

 

Sabrina Cabin in crescent beach best food!

 

 

Kristen Sperle

Kristen Uli's smile emoticon

 

 

 

Now, add your favourites.

 


 


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